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. the libyan president said it was a pre-planned attack. and you have the ambassador of the united nations for the united states coming on and misleading the public. basically we have sent a letter to ambassador rice to explain herself. >> you know, there's a story out today, i didn't know if you saw it, senator, but the story essentially was that the united states government within 24 hours knew it was a pre-planned terrorist attack. your thought on that. because that indicts rice and whomever else was in this cover-up even more. >> that's right. ambassador rice came on the sunday morning programs and said that, in fact, it was a spontaneous reaction of course to the video. and in no way was an expression of hostility toward america. and you have to say killing four american heroes, quite honestly, attacking our consulate, if that's not hostility toward america, i don't know what it is. so, no, i think it's pretty apparent that the administration must have known, had information, and ambassador rice was sent out on the sunday programs to mislead the american public. i find that outrageous
there. but when it comes to syria, he said the united nations need to act on that front. the united states is not going to just stand by. they have to overcome the pretty much resistance from other countries like russia and china in the united nations security council. but when it comes to iran, united states making it clear that they will do what they must, is what obama said, to stop iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. the iranians are saying well, we're not really striving to get nuclear weapons. so there's really not much to do on that front. but again, what are we expecting from president mahmood ahmadinejad? we got a bit of a preview yesterday in some comments that were really provocative when it comes to israel, and we expect perhaps some of that to continue in his speech later today. but again, watch very carefully for that speech. might get further clues about where iran stands at the moment. also, of course, it will be worth watching and tuning in to the israeli leader's speech. we'll have to see where this goesmz it's been a lot of rhetoric that's going on. the oil marke
-year. >>> and other global news, iran's president will address the united nations general assembly today. mahmoud ahmadinejad is expected to defend iran's nuclear program which he insists is being used for peaceful purposes. many fear that the issue could drive israel to attack iran's nuclear facilities. israel has urged delegates to boycott the speech. that is just bizarre, it happens to be the holiest day on the hebrew calendar when this gentleman, and i use the term loosely, is expected to speak. meanwhile, thousands plan to protest outside the u.n. as he is speaking. and most western diplomats -- >> won't come. >> yeah, they turn around and walk out. but you really -- do we not really read stuff that he's -- you can quote him saying that, you know, iran's been around for 7,000 years and israel's been here for 70. it's not going to be here soon. it'll be us. a little footnote in history that it was -- which basically says -- >> we're going to wipe them out. >> we're going to wipe them off the map. >> the united nations, why do we fund the united nations is the question. not why does he get to
iran's nuclear program, netanyahu spoke under pressure before the united nations. >> today a great battle is being waged. >> reporter: just one day after mahmoud ahmadinejad accused israel and the west of intimidation, net i can't you hugh delivered a new ultimatum. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before, before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> reporter: israel and the west suspect iran is trying to build a nuclear weapon. and fear the impact on the region. but so far diplomatic efrforts o stop iran have been unsuccessful. and the white house can it respond to netanyahu's comments, they said they that they are committed to stopping iran from developing a nuclear weapon. in the past, president obama has said that he would use force as an absolute last resort. what the white house didn't say today was when or if they would give that ultimatum that netanyahu is requesting. larry, back to you. >> danielle, is bom still scheduled to have a phone call with netanyahu on friday? or is that subject to change and they're meeting ins
very much. >>> the traffic is especially bad in no, this week because of the united nations general assembly but bad enough to cause this? we will show you what happened next on "power lunch." >>> plus, she's commonly referred to around cnbc as chair bair. now, she rk, shelia bair is sof on her chair at the fdic. quotes like this are taking people by surprise. "tim geithner had been the bail out irin chief during the trait crisis. as president of the new york fed, tim had been responsible for regulating many of the very institutions whose activities had gotten us all into trouble." a lot more with that and the feud with secretary geithner when shelia steps to the set right here on "power lunch" on cnbc. how do you know which ones to follow? the equity summary score consolidates the ratings of up to 10 independent research providers into a single score that's weighted based on how accurate they've been in the past. i'm howard spielberg of fidelity investments. the equity summary score is one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. get 200 free trades today an
assembly of the united nations today. this is a video of his last appearance in 2010. zun says 18,000 people have been killed since the uprising began in march. >> and kelly evans is standing by in london. what's going on this morning, kelly? >> it's quiet because we're waiting on the end of the week. thursday, friday, that's when we get the spanish budget and hear from the french. credit strategists saying some of the soft cores are looking vulnerable. but the bottom line is stoxx 600 just slightly to the negative this morning. want to show you a couple stocks in particular weighing on the index. continental down more than 4% after an offering priced towards the low end of the range indicating people aren't buying into the dip. standard chartered a laggard. temasek may be selling down some of its stake. the wall street journal telling us this morning, though, not so fast. those shares up more than 3%. and in the wake of caterpillar's pr profit warning, that has made sentiment negative across the globe. if we look at the sectors within the stock 600, we can see industrials are amo
minutes. want to take you to live pictures of protests outside the united nations here in new york city. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad is speaking before the general assembly and it has become a tradition for him to set a wide ranging debate about what he says when he does address the assembly. if we get more details we'll bring them to you. that is a live look at what's happening awfully close to the u.n. >>> the interview twitter is waiting for. dick costello with julia boorstin speaking out on everything from mobile ads to going public. what he has to say when we come back. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you engineer a true automotive breakthrough? ♪ you give it bold new styling, unsurpassed luxury and nearly 1,000 improvements. introducing the redesigned 2013 glk. see your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for exceptional offers through mercedes-benz financial services. powerful trading tools for all. like our all-in-one trade ticket. we put strategies, chains and positions all on one screen. start trading today with optionsxpress by charles schwab. >>> ever fins facebook
has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> welcome back. how is the united states education system doing and what needs to be done to give the nation its competitive edge back? we're joined with more from our guest host, craig barrett, former chairman and ceo of intel and leading advocate on improving education around the united states and around the world. you talked about this an awful lot last week. we have five minutes, how do you solve the world's education problem. not easy to come up with. >> not easy but results are increasingly dismal. the s.a.t. scores just came out, lowest level in years, the number of kids getting post secondary college degrees in the u.s. is flat to down. every other oecd country is going up. we're getting dumbed down as opposed to getting smarter. >> what is the problem, the number of hours spent in schools, the money spent in schools? >> i wish it was a silver bullet, you could just say this is the problem. if there were one solution i think it would be more competition to the state monopolies that we have for education. i love the c
increase in europe, we will certainly feel them here in the united states. >> another question we have here is related to something that was said earlier this morning by an analyst suggesting that national brew bureau of economic research will eventually proclaim we're already in recession. this person cited the drop in durable goods orders and the gdp dropping to .1% growth in the second quarter and other weak indicators. i think the question really is, the recession that -- declaration of recession is always a look back. are there indicators that we are moving in a recessionary direction or in fact might already be there? >> so i was once a member of the national bureau of economic research and i was on the little group there that called the 1 ii how to 1 recession -- 2001 recession. i know how it happens. it happens sort of over a nice meal in a restaurant. there's a discussion of the data. everybody says, what do you think? everybody says, yeah, okay. the december 2007 turning point -- which i'm being a little bit light here -- but it is a very careful analysis but, nevertheless, it is
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